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FEATURED: November 26, 2021
Jo’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide
On her website The Happy Place featuring all things home and happiness, actress and The Little Market Council member JoAnna García Swisher shared her 2021 Holiday Gift Guide. Jo included The Little Market’s collection of delicious hot sauces, which are created with fresh ingredients by small-scale farming communities and makers in Eswatini.
FEATURED: November 24, 2021
How to Host an All-Day Tamalada With Assembly-line Precision (and Lots of Margaritas)
On New York Magazine’s The Strategist, chef Scarleth Aguilar shares her tips for seamless holiday hosting for parties such as an all-day tamalada. To batch and serve the margaritas at festive gatherings, she recommends The Little Market’s round pitcher and short glass, which are hand-blown and hand-etched by artisans in Mexico.
FEATURED: November 22, 2021
Lauren Conrad Shares Holiday Fashion Looks for the Whole Family
As E!’s holiday guest editor, Lauren Conrad shares her holiday style recommendations for everyone in the family. For more of her inspiration, E! shares about The Little Market, a nonprofit co-founded by Lauren and Hannah Skvarla.
FEATURED: November 22, 2021
The Prettiest Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper For The Holidays
In the spirit of eco-conscious gifting for the holidays, The Good Trade compiled a list of brands that offer sustainable gift wrap — so that everything from the present to the paper is made with the environment in mind. They featured The Little Market’s gift wrap collection, including our gift boxes and totes.
FEATURED: November 19, 2021
Gifts - For The Parents
On her lifestyle website, online personality Lauren Elizabeth rounded up a selection of gifts perfect for parents and the host or hostess. On her list are The Little Market’s personalized and custom candles , hand-poured in small batches with a coconut-soy wax blend.
FEATURED: November 18, 2021
The Best Gifts for Travelers Who Have Everything
If you’re looking for the best holiday gifts for travelers who seem to have it all, look no further. Condé Nast Traveler connected with gifting experts, including Hannah Skvarla, The Little Market’s co-founder, for meaningful ideas. Hannah spoke about our woven luggage tags, perfect for pairing with our reusable totes, and new hand-dyed journals.
FEATURED: November 17, 2021
The Best Holiday Gifts for Women, From Star-Approved Jewelry to Cool Gadgets and More
As we shop for the holiday season, The Hollywood Reporter created a list of thoughtful gifts for every woman in your life. They included The Little Market’s spa gift set, so you can treat your friends and family while giving a gift that gives back to producers in underserved communities in the United States.
FEATURED: November 17, 2021
Lauren Conrad's Guide to a Stress-Free Friendsgiving
E! announced that Lauren Conrad, The Little Market’s co-founder, is their Holiday Guest Editor through December. In her letter and interview, Lauren spotlighted the new hand-dyed additions to our gift wrapping collection, from convenient drawstring bags and vibrant gift boxes to chic journals and colorful stationery.
FEATURED: November 16, 2021
Gifts That Give Back with Amy Goodman
As part of their Holiday Gift Guide series, Live with Kelly and Ryan teamed up with journalist and lifestyle correspondent Amy Goodman to showcase gifts with impact. Amy, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest shared The Little Market’s stuffed animals, hand-knit by women in Peru, and our collaboration candles with This is About Humanity.
FEATURED: November 6, 2021
Home Goods Stores In Los Angeles You Should Consider Shopping For Gifting Season
In search of a local Los Angeles store where you can find pieces for everyone on your holiday gifting list? The Zoe Report shared a list of shops including The Little Market’s Pacific Palisades storefront, which features one-of-a-kind pieces that give back to artisans and producers globally.
FEATURED: November 1, 2021
Our Favorite Presents from Women-Owned Businesses
Ahead of the holiday season, The Skimm curated a list of women-owned and women-centered businesses so you can treat everyone in your life to special presents while empowering women. They included The Little Market’s personalized Monogram Wreath candle, which is hand-poured by women who resettled as refugees in the United States.
FEATURED: October 31, 2021
Mixed Media - Transform Your Space with Texture
USA Today’s YES! Magazine compiled a selection of home décor that can bring texture and depth into a living area. Made from sustainably sourced materials, The Little Market’s hamper in white is a timeless and functional piece.
FEATURED: October 21, 2021
Hannah Skvarla & Liesl Gerntholtz - The Little Market | Purpose & Passion in Business - Episode 31
Hannah Skvarla, co-founder of The Little Market, and Liesl Gerntholtz, chief program officer at The Little Market, speak with Conquer The Noise’s Jonathan about The Little Market’s mission and values, our relationships with artisan and producer groups, and what it means to pay a living wage.
FEATURED: October 18, 2021
Paid Leave to Save Your Life
The Little Market supports a comprehensive and inclusive paid leave program, which has become more important now than ever before. Liesl Gerntholtz, chief program officer at The Little Market, and Ruth Glenn, the chief executive officer of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, write about the importance of paid leave, particularly for women, caregivers, those who need to look after their own health, and survivors and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
FEATURED: October 18, 2021
100 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Everyone on Your List
In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, Reader’s Digest compiled a list of stocking stuffer ideas to cover your list. They included The Little Market’s luggage tag, which is beautifully handmade by women in Guatemala.
FEATURED: September 11, 2021
13 Items Nicole Richie Would Buy Again
Nicole Richie shares some of her favorite pieces with Harper’s BAZAAR, including our woven basket. A member of The Little Market’s Council, she loves using this piece, sustainably made from natural grasses, for her garden harvests.
FEATURED: September 30, 2021
30 Best Scented Candles to Make Your Home Smell Amazing
As the cooler weather approaches and we look to make our homes cozier, Reader’s Digest curated a collection of scented candles that come in beautiful vessels. They featured The Little Market’s candles that can be personalized for a special touch. Each candle is hand-poured by women who resettled as refugees in the United States.
FEATURED: September 17, 2021
43 Things To Help You Unwind After A Long Day Of Being The Best
BuzzFeed compiled a list of products for pampering and relaxing at home after a busy day. They included The Little Market’s chamomile soap, which is handmade in small batches by women transitioning out of homelessness in Downtown Los Angeles.
FEATURED: September 16, 2021
Fall Décor Flash Sale: Score Deals From The Little Market, Sunday Citizen & More
In their latest installment of Deals for Real, E’s Daily Pop team shares home décor and spa ideas as we welcome in autumn. They recommended The Little Market’s seasonal candle fragrances paired with festive labels including Hey Pumpkin, Give Thanks, and Hello Fall.
FEATURED: August 25, 2021
20 Gifts Every Caregiver Will Absolutely Love
Cubby encourages readers to share the love for the compassionate caregivers in our lives. To thank teachers and educators, they featured The Little Market’s garlands, which would be the perfect fit for classroom parties and festive additions to creative spaces for kids.
FEATURED: September 7, 2021
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through the Power of Work
With the Mirror Media Group publications including the Santa Monica Mirror, Palisades News, and Century City - Westwood News, reporter and producer Juliet Lemar takes viewers behind the scenes of The Little Market’s Summer Event. The nonprofit’s co-founders, Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla, actress Jordana Brewster, and the in-house production team members share insight into the mission and products.
FEATURED: September 1, 2021
Home Fragrance Heats Up for Fall 2021 with New Candles, Diffusers & Mists
In a roundup of home fragrances including innovative and eco-conscious diffusers, Happi features The Little Market’s collaboration with Saje Natural Wellness. The two teamed up on a limited edition Aroma Mosaic Diffuser inspired by the artisan and producer groups’ traditional techniques.
FEATURED: August 31, 2021
Lauren Conrad Reflects on 10 Years of Her Nonprofit Shop The Little Market: "I'm So Proud"
People connects with Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla, co-founders of The Little Market, and Jordana Brewster, a member of The Little Market’s Council, at the Summer Event. They look back on the nonprofit’s growth and impact while celebrating with generous supporters and sponsors.
FEATURED: August 27, 2021
Lauren Conrad Opens Up About Motherhood and How The Little Market Is Empowering Women (Exclusive)
Entertainment Tonight goes behind-the-scenes with co-founders Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla at The Little Market’s Summer Event. They explain the momentous event where our community came together in person in gratitude and celebration after nearly 18 months.
FEATURED: August 26, 2021
Lauren Conrad And Hannah Skvarla Built Their Non-Profit The Little Market To Help Women Sell Artisanal Products - Now They Are Taking On The Food Category
Forbes connects with The Little Market co-founders, Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla, to learn more about the nonprofit’s beginnings and how they support the most underserved communities globally. They also discuss one of The Little Market’s newest launches with Black Mamba and hear from the founder and managing director, Claudia Castellanos.
FEATURED: August 10, 2021
Style File: Gadgets and gizmos
In a summertime roundup of personal care and home devices, the Vancouver Sun recommends opting for the Saje x The Little Market mosaic diffuser, made to support artisans all around the world.
FEATURED: August / September 2021 Print Issue
Things We Love
As part of their Things We Love feature, editors at Western Art & Architecture Magazine selected The Little Market’s crossbody bag , which is handwoven in Cambodia by talented artisan women implementing sustainable practices.
FEATURED: August 6, 2021
Best candles: 7 fabulously fragrant scents to transform your home
In a roundup of the best candles to have in your home, Homes & Gardens includes The Little Market’s candle collection made by women entrepreneurs who resettled as refugees in the United States. They spotlighted the new garden-scented candle, a delightful and calming floral fragrance.
FEATURED: July 29, 2021
11 Friends Of Coveteur Share Their Go-To Reusable Bags
Natalie Aguilar, a dermatologist nurse and celebrity aesthetician, tells Coveteur that she loves using The Little Market’s reusable totes, which are made from sustainable fabric, and supporting the philanthropic collaborations with our mission-driven organizations.
FEATURED: June 17, 2021
Lauren Conrad's New Collaboration Will Help You Find Your Chill
Byrdie features The Little Market’s collaboration with Saje Natural Wellness. The two organizations teamed up to create an essential oil diffuser — bringing wellness to your home and empowering artisans globally.
FEATURED: June 10, 2021
The Best Beach Bags to Hold Picnics, Plush Towels, and More
Condé Nast Traveler covers all the summer trip essentials you’ll need, including The Little Market’s raffia tote, handmade by artisans in Madagascar. It is spacious and stylish so you can be ready for any adventure ahead.
FEATURED: June 9, 2021
Taco Stuffed Avocados with Chipotle Sauce and Cilantro Lime Ranch
Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest whips up a tasty meal of taco-stuffed avocados and suggests pairing it with a chipotle sauce featuring The Little Market’s pineapple mango jam. Each bottle of jam is handmade with fresh ingredients by small-scale farmers and producers in Eswatini.
FEATURED: June 4, 2021
Saje Natural Wellness Partners with Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla's The Little Market to Create Limited Edition Diffuser in Support of Global Female Artisans
PR Newswire spotlights The Little Market and Sage Natural Wellness purpose-led partnership as they introduce a limited-edition Aroma Mosaic Diffuser, designed to support The Little Market’s mission of ending the cycle of poverty for women around the world.
FEATURED: May 31, 2021
It’s Swimsuit Season! Complete Your Look
People Magazine creates a roundup of summertime accessories that pair perfectly with swimsuits this season. They included The Little Market’s palm shopper, sustainable handmade with durable and locally sourced materials.
FEATURED: May 6, 2021
BOXFOX x The Little Market
Co-founder Hannah Skvarla chats with BOXFOX about her inspiration to start The Little Market and how the brand has blossomed since then, reaching and supporting underserved artisan and producer communities all around the world.
FEATURED: April 23, 2021
From a custom candle to a heart-shaped collage, 7 personalized gifts for Mom
The TODAY Show’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide gathers seven sentimental gifts to make mom feel special, featuring The Little Market’s totally custom candle that is available in over 15 scents from champagne to vanilla.
FEATURED: April 22, 2021
9 Sustainable Home Brands to Shop This Earth Day & Always
SheKnows shares nine sustainable home brands including The Little Market so you can shop eco-conscious products that elevate your home while prioritizing the planet. When you shop at The Little Market, you have the opportunity to browse beautiful handwoven baskets and chic kitchen accessories that help reduce your carbon footprint.
FEATURED: April 16, 2021
15 Eco-Friendly Home Redo and Décor Products
Bob Vila’s team shares their favorite eco-conscious home accessories including The Little Market’s heart-shaped bowls made from sustainably harvested acacia wood, so you can spruce up your space in celebration of Earth Day.
FEATURED: April 2, 2021
Lauren Conrad's Mother's Day Gift Guide arrives at Amazon
Lauren Conrad’s yearlong collaboration with Amazon Handmade now features Mother’s Day gifts, including dainty jewelry and reusable totes from The Little Market, so you can support small businesses while sending meaningful gifts to mom.
FEATURED: March 30, 2021
12 Heartfelt Mother's Day Finds From Amazon Handmade, Picked by Lauren Conrad
PopSugar picks their favorite artisan-made finds from Lauren Conrad’s Mother Day gift guide that millions of Amazon members can shop from the comfort of their homes and send to their loved ones.
FEATURED: March 29, 2021
Lauren Conrad Shares Her Meaningful Mother's Day Gift Guide with Amazon Handmade
In a conversation with editors at E! Online, Lauren Conrad shares her Mother’s Day gift guide that you can shop at Amazon Handmade, featuring The Little Market’s reusable totes that make a great gift alone or can be used to wrap a present, dainty jewelry, and more.
FEATURED: March 14, 2021
Kerry Washington: What’s in My Bag?
Actress, producer, and activist Kerry Washington lets Us Weekly take a peek inside her bag and shares that on some days, she packs her essentials into The Little Market’s Somebody’s Beloved canvas tote. Each tote purchase supports the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, a Black women-led cross-sectoral alliance empowering Black women.
FEATURED: March 11, 2021
These Travel-Inspired Candles Bring the Vacation Vibes Right to Your Home
MyDomaine shares the best travel-inspired candles so you can transform your space into the dream getaway. They featured The Little Market’s Malibu candle, which blends orange blossom, lemon, and musk to remind you of the ocean breeze.
FEATURED: March 9, 2021
10 Female-Powered Brands to Shop for International Women’s Month and Beyond
In honor of International Women’s Month, Rolling Stone rounded up their favorite female-founded companies that you can shop online, featuring The Little Market, so you can support women’s empowerment around the world.
FEATURED: March 6, 2021
Women’s History Month: Events & Programs To Watch For On International Women’s Day & During March
Deadline spotlights events to celebrate Women’s History Month throughout March, including The Little Market’s virtual speaker series featuring talks with Charlize Theron, Jane Fonda, Jessica Alba, Glennon Doyle, Dolores Huerta, and many more.
FEATURED: March 1, 2021
Lauren Conrad Is Taking Her Mission to Empower Women Next Level
This week on the Tamron Hall Show, Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla speak about The Little Market’s mission to support dignified job opportunities for artisan women in underserved communities and share their excitement for the stories and thought-provoking talks that are a part of their upcoming virtual series, Conversations with Changemakers.
FEATURED: March 1, 2021
The Little Market Founders Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla Celebrate International Women's Day
Co-founders Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla tell People that their commitment to invest in women and their communities inspired them to transform The Little Market’s annual International Women’s Day luncheon into a virtual speaker series. Called Conversations with Changemakers, this event aims to raise awareness about issues that impact women and underserved communities around the world.
FEATURED: March 1, 2021
Lauren Conrad's The Little Market Presents A-List Virtual Conversation Series for International Women's Day
In a conversation with Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla, The Hollywood Reporter learns all things about The Little Market’s event, Conversations with Changemakers, a series of virtual panels that bring together activists, celebrities, and thought leaders to talk and learn about pressing issues that persist throughout society today. The event begins on March 8.